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A serious injury or illness is bad enough. However, when it becomes worse because of negligence and resulting injuries on the part of a health care provider, people wonder where they can turn. They are in pain and anxious about the future. Will they be able to return to work or enjoy life as they did before? They worry about their medical bills, their lost income, and the effect of their injury or illness on their families. They hope that someone takes responsibility for their condition and that they can obtain justice.
Making a mistake is only one type of incident that can result in injuries and damages. Providers can also cause injury by not doing something, such as not diagnosing an illness or not recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. Any of these things can cause illness, injury or death. Victims of medical malpractice need to be made whole, and the law recognizes this by allowing people to file medical malpractice lawsuits when they have been injured by the negligence of a healthcare provider.
Victims should not try by themselves to obtain justice after being injured by the negligence of a doctor, nurse, surgeon, anesthesiologist or pharmacist. Hospitals and clinics have many lawyers who work hard to protect their clients from liability and lawsuits. The injured need to level the playing field by having their own advocates—an experienced and knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyer. This kind of lawyer can help victims fight for compensation for their expenses, losses and injuries.
If you were injured in the area around Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, look no further than our Western Pennsylvania attorneys at Richards & Richards, LLP. Our medical malpractice lawyers include Attorney Veronica A. Richards, who is not only a lawyer but also a nurse practitioner and former hospital administrator. She and the rest of our team use their experience and knowledge to build strong cases for injured clients or those grieving the deaths of loved ones because of medical negligence. We have obtained significant results for our clients and hope to do the same for you. Call us find out if you have a case and how we can help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve. We serve Aliquippa, PA, and the surrounding area.
People often wonder what the phrase “medical malpractice” means. Although the details vary depending on the case, each successful case has the same characteristics:
Proving all these things can be very challenging. That is why you should trust your medical malpractice case to an experienced attorney. At Richards & Richards, LLP, we have a 50-year record of accomplished handling medical malpractice cases in the Aliquippa area, cases just like yours.
Our lawyers handle all types of medical negligence claims, including those arising from:
When problems like these are the result of medical negligence and cause injury or death in Western PA, our law firm may be able to help obtain compensation for victims.
In addition to our significant experience and in-house medical knowledge, our law firm consults with nationally known experts in fields such as medicine, the law, and economics. These specialists help us build strong cases that seek maximum compensation for our clients. In addition to providing strong legal advocacy, we make sure you receive the best medical care so that you can recover as fully as possible. We want you to get better while we focus on the legal issues.
We urge people injured by medical negligence in the Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, area, to call us to learn how we can help them obtain maximum compensation for their losses and damages. We offer free consultations so we can learn about the case and you can learn about us. Contact us to schedule your appointment.
Aliquippa is located on the Ohio River in Western Pennsylvania’s Beaver County. The population is around 9,100, a significant decline from the approximately 27,000 people living in the city in 1940. This decline is the result of the changes in the steel industry that provided good jobs to people in the area for many years. When the steel mill closed in the 1980s, the population began its downward spiral. Despite this, the city is the birthplace of many well-known sports figure, including NFL player and Coach Mike Ditka. The town’s public library, built with donations from the family that owned the steel mill, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.